Posts tagged ‘love’

February 12, 2014


In the past, hand fans were used not only to cool but also as a secret way to communicate love messages.  For example, by hiding ones eyes behind an open fan you’re saying “I love you”.  The language of the fan was widely used by women and men.


February 11, 2014


The tendency that teenagers in love will be much more likely to pursue a romantic attachment when they encounter parental interference and opposition is called the “Romeo and Juliet effect”.


February 7, 2014


The carving of Love Spoons is a centuries old tradition in Wales. Young men use to lovingly carve a spoon from one piece of wood that was traditionally presented as a gift of romantic intent.  Symbols of love such as hearts, Celtic knotwork, bells and horseshoes were intricately carved to create a beautiful and lasting memento.


February 5, 2014


Lace is often used on Valentine decorations. The word “lace” comes    from the Latin word laques, meaning “to snare or net,” as in to catch a person’s heart.